Tasks for 1.6

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Wed Nov 27 19:17:08 CET 2013

On Thu,  7 Nov 2013 09:11, wk at gnupg.org said:

>  - Decide what to do with MACing algorithms.

Done.  We have a new API.

>  - Check that the recent changes in gcry_pk_ don't break too much (this
>    is mainly about GnuPG and something I will take care about).

Done.  I can build gnupg 2.0 with Libgcrypt 1.5 as well as with 1.6.
GnuPG 2.1 meanwhile requires 1.6 and work. Thus this should be fine as

>  - Check that the new threading initialization scheme works on major
>    platforms.

Done.  I have not seen any problems but I have no non-ELF platforms for

>  - Look for rarely used function we may want to remove from the API (we
>    have an ABI change anyway)

Any suggestions?

>  - Fix side-channel weaknesses in the new ECC code.


>  - Run test builds on all Debian supported platforms




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